RE Long Term Plan

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Foundation Stage


UC Why is the word ‘God’ so important to Christians? UC Why do Christians perform nativity plays at Christmas? F1 Which stories are special and why? UC Why do Christians put a cross in an Easter garden? F3 Which places are special and why?

(Visit to St Nicholas)

F6 What is special about our world?
Year 1


UC What do Christians believe God is like? UC Why does Christmas matter to Christians?


(Christmas service)

1.6 How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times? (MUSLIM FOCUS)

(Mosque visit)

UC Why does Easter matter to Christians? 1.5 What makes some places sacred?




Year 2


UC Who made the world? 1.6 How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times? (MUSLIM FOCUS) 1.2 Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?

(Mosque visit with Year 1)

1.4 What can we learn from sacred books? (CHRISTIAN FOCUS) UC What is the good news that Jesus brings?

(Visit to St Nicholas)

Year 3


UC What is it like to follow God? UC What is the Trinity? L2.4 Why do people pray?


(Hindu temple visit)

UC Why do Christians call the day Jesus died ‘Good Friday’? UC When Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost? L2.5 Why are festivals important to religious communities?


Year 4

Jewish people

UC What do Christians learn from the creation story? L2.2 Why is the Bible important for Christians today?


(Visit to St Nicholas)

UC What kind of world did Jesus want? L2.6 Why do some people think that life is a journey?


(Jewish visitor)

L2.9 What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?


Year 5



UC What does it mean if God is Holy and loving?

(Visit to St Nicholas)

UC Was Jesus the Messiah? UC How can following God bring freedom and justice? UC What did Jesus do to save human beings? U2.6 What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

(Mosque visit)

Year 6


UC What kind of king is Jesus? U2.2/UC What would Jesus do? U2.3 What do religions say to us when life gets hard? (HUMANIST FOCUS)

(Humanist visitor)

UC What difference does the resurrection make to Christians?


(Visit to St Nicholas)

UC Creation and Science: Conflicting or Complementary? U2.7 What matters most to Christians and Humanists?